The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 4: British Gardens (1100-1830)

Nineteenth century gardening in Scotland

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679. The nineteenth century has greatly increased the reputation of Scotland for gardeners and gardening, not only from the general improvement in consequence of the increase of wealth and refinement among the employers and patrons of the art, but from the stimulus of the Caledonian Horticultural Society, which, by well-devised competitory exhibitions and premiums, has excited a most laudable emulation among practical gardeners of every class.